Catalog

CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF THOMAS JEFFERSON

Sowerby, E. Millicent


Item #: 67615
Published: Washington; The Library of Congress; Reprinted in 2009.

Subjects: LIBRARIANSHIP, LEGAL HISTORY

Commissioned to honor Jefferson's 200th birthday, Sowerby'smonumental bibliography recreates the list of booksJefferson sold to the Library of Congress in 1815. It isbased on Jefferson's personal catalogue and the 1839catalogue of the Library of Congress (the first toincorporate Jefferson's books). Also known as the SowerbyCatalogue, this invaluable resource with extensiveannotations is the most comprehensive and detailedbibliography of the largest and most important Americanlibrary of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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